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reduction, investments in education and manufacturing, immigration reform, gun safety. so on the issues the president intends to really push and focus on, there's massive support in the country, even among republicans. let's not lose sight of that, and that's why we're going to do a better job in the second term-- while we're going to do all we can to work with congress and negotiate, to also make sure the american people are connected to what's going on here. i think to really get the kind of change here in washington the american people are going to demand it. but there is really, i think, consensus around eye lot of the issues around the country >> what about the idea the republicans have said they will go along with the three-month extension on the debt ceiling, increase? are you going to be-- does that help? >> well, it's helpful that they have now dropped their demand, that the only way they're going to pay the country's billes, they themselves racked up, would be to extract some concessions. we've got to never again have this threat to the global economy and our economy because c
revenues earmarked for higher education, but now the csu and uc boards could still raise student fees. >>> a new national study suggests the more money parents contribute to their kids' college education, the lower their grades will be. uc sociology professor laura hamilton told the "new york times" the effect is modest, not big enough to make students fail out of college, but it's surprising because parents assume the more money they give, the better their child will perform in school. >> let the kids work! >>> latest census shows a shift in california's population. latin immigrants no longer make up the majority of the state's immigrant population. instead, it's immigrants from asia. 42% of immigrants coming to the state were from latin america, 37 from asia. a decade later, 57% from asia, more than two times the 22% that come from latin america. >>> well, it's green and a bit extreme. a new garbage collection program may be in store for palo alto, with fewer bins and more sorting for residents. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington explains how it all
-old tucker fish, came up with a recipe to finance his higher education. >> why can't i do this. >> reporter: he cooked up the idea two years ago when he sold home made snacks today the aspiring ceo has perfected his toffee candy bar. >> you want to have a good life, you have to get good grades to go to college you need a good job and have a good life. >> reporter: he expects college bound bar sales to help pay for his education and others. >> i have always thought how much promise there is in someone who continually surprises you. that is my feeling about this kid. what next. >> reporter: with one more week left on the fundraising site kick starter he has collected almost $4,000 to pay for equipment and ingredients he even got a celebrity chef to help him find a kitchen but a new state law means he can cook in his family kitchen. he can sell food made at home. >> after homework he spends two hours a night working on his business. he plans to sell each candy bar for $2.50. >> right now $200,000. >> four years? >> yes. >> are you counting yo
for the national education association one of the proud sponsors of the "full-court press," ramon a oliver. thank you for coming in? >> thank you for having me. >> how is our good friend dennis van roekel. >> he is fabulous. >> he is a party animal you know. it's early for him. >> this is his normal time when he is unand around. >> it's true. he does come in pretty early. >> he has been in often. right? at this hour. >> yeah. he is still the math teacher at heart. he is up at the crack of dawn getting ready to teach. >> i guess you can't take that schedule out of a teacher. >> no. not at all. we have the whole team here this morning, peter ogburn dan henning. phil bachus has the phones and cyprian, videographer extraordinaire. before we get back to the issue of guns and schools, very interesting. it surprised me yesterday, an announcement by the american cancer society. this is dr. lynn lichtenfeldt on some amazing progress in this area. no cure yet, but progress. >> the biggest good news is that since 1991, we have had a 20% decline in cancer death ra
determined? >> reporter: there's an education asset protection work sheet that details the amount. let's say the older parent is 50 years old. the couple can shield $40,900, including education fund assets like 529 plans. if parents have more than that, the surplus is assessed at a rate of 5.64%. so, again, if our parents saved $60,000 for college, their expected contribution for a year of college is about $1100. what's the lesson here? saving sixty grand might have meant they missed out on loans or financial support, they didn't really get whacked that hard for saving it. i want to underscore saving for college is important. it's hard to qualify for aid, loans are expensive. on moneywatch.com we have everything you need to know about college loans, the landscape is changing, kids graduating with debt, almost a trillion dollars in education debt right now. >> when in doubt, give it a try. if you get denied, you get denied. >> reporter: just filling out the form increases the likelihood you'll get it. you know the answer if you don't fill it out. >>
credits. the major education experiment at one bay area campus. >> and new york city school bus drivers go on strike. the impact it will have for thousands of students trying to find a way to get to school. ♪ we were skipping stones and letting go ♪ ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why we bring together natural ingredients, like dark chocolate with toasted oats, or sweet golden honey. perfect combinations of nature's delicious ingredients from nature valley. ♪ ♪ ♪ i was thinking that i hope this never ends ♪ [ female announcer ] nature valley granola bars nature at its most delicious. bus drivers are on the picket lines this morning. these are pictures from queens.. a school bus strike hasn't happened in the city in 33 years. those who rely on the buses include 54 thousand special ed students. most y 1 million fbi is every. >>> bus drivers in new york city are on strike. those who rely on the buses including 54,000 special education students, most o
want to take advantage of the free education offered through the g.i. bill. after three or four years, you might have a vet who is now educated and ready to enter the workforce. >> certainly. when they come back you're a little out of sync with the civilian population it takes a while to get back into the swing of things. they are ready to go to work but they are not eligible. >> reporter: even if they are, some question why vets would want to work for walmart. >> 1.4 million people who are working there now are saying we don't get a decent wage, we don't get decent healthcare. and we want something better. >> reporter: author al norman an outspoken critic of walmart is referring to the nationwide black friday protest where workers cited low wages, decreasing part-time hours and increasing healthcare costs. norman also says many walmart employees are forced into medi- cal with taxpayers footing the bill. >> i don't think it's attractive for veterans. >> reporter: wouldn't a job at walmart be better than no job? >> i think the upon the is that w
education. but as of now, the csu and uc boards could still raise student fees. >>> a new national study suggests the more money parents contribute to their children's college education the lower their grades. a sociology professor telling the "new york times" the effect is modest, not big enough to make the students fail out of college. but she said it is surprising because parents assume that more money they give the better the child will perform in school. >>> the feds are putting new rules in place aimed at protecting homeowners from companies that collect their monthly mortgage payment. the consumer financial protection bureau says today it will require those companies to provide clear monthly billing statements, give advance warnings about interest rate hikes, and actively work with the owners to avoid foreclosure. home foreclosures fell in 2012 compared to 2011. foreclosure alsoings firm realtytrac says about 671,000 american homes were repossessed by banks last year. that's down about 17% from the year before. >>> well, a bay area housing mar
an online education pilot program. the program is small for now offering only three classes, entry level math, elementary statistics and college algebra. but governor brown says it's a big step toward a new future for higher education. >> the goal is to empower more people and to reach out to our students so they can graduate quicker so they don't carry this big load of debt on their backs for the next 25 years. >> the program is unique because of its low price, $150 a course. anyone can take classes even students who are not enrolled at san jose state. >>> online classes are on the agenda for this morning's uc regents meeting in san francisco. the "chronicle" reports the uc system has spent more than $4 million on marketing its online courses to non-students. well, so far only 5 people have signed up. a total of 1700 students are taking advantage of the classes. >> need to market a little better i think. >> just a bit. >>> 4:50 now. facebook wants to change the way we search online. the social network unveiled graph search. it allows you to narrow y
in education, job history and other socio- economic factors may be more important. >>> it's a confession everyone has been waiting for after years of denials. disgraced cyclist lance armstrong admitted to using performance-enhancing drugs. >> he did. he made that confession in an interview with oprah winfrey and today, she spoke exclusively with the "cbs this morning" show. we have more now on how oprah described the biggest interview of her career. >> we are all excited. >> reporter: oprah winfrey gave "cbs this morning" some details about her much-anticipated exclusive interview with lance armstrong. >> and the answers that people around the world have been waiting to hear were answered and certainly answered i can only say i was satisfied by the answers. >> reporter: armstrong was stripped of his 7 tour de france titles after the u.s. anti-doping agency found overwhelming evidence he took performance-enhancing drugs. up until now, the cyclist strongly denied the allegations. >> we were mesmerized and riveted by some of his answers. >> reporter: wi
, focusing on gun sales, education, and mental health. he wants congress to ban military-style assault weapons, like the one used in the sandy hook shooting masacre and magazines with more than 10 bullets. he also wants to require criminal and mental health checks for all gun buyers, including people who buy at gun shows or through private sales. many pro gun rights lawmakers are expressing opposition,s special to a ban on assault weapons. >> the president's just making a political move and it's a shame that he's using this situation. >> reporter: while many of the new proposals require acts of congress, some can be enacted with an executive order, including new efforts to stop school bullying and increased mental health services. >> we should do as much as we can as quickly as we can and we cannot let the enemy be the good. >> reporter: the president is ordering funding for schools that want to hire armed security guards, but the national rifle association wants armed guards in every school, releasing a web ad that suggests the president is a hypoc
francisco. >> it's a way to educate the young about past civil rights struggles. elissa harrington is in san jose with more on how people can ride. good morning. >> reporter: the longest rung freedom train in the united states going on its 27th year now, and it leaves the station in san jose at 9:30 this morning. it's to commemorate the birthday of martin luther king junior and covers 54 miles. that's the same distance that he and other civil rights activists marched in 1965. he led thousands of demonstrators from sell e sell -- selma alabama to montgomery. this is significant considering obama is being sworn into his second term in the white house. the mlk association is chartering the freedom train and to ride you needied to get your tickets online at brownpapertickets.com or you can buy one on site from the mlk board members. it boards at 9, leaves san jose at 9:30 and will make three stops along the way one in sunnyvale, another in palo alto and in san mateo and is scheduled to arrive in san francisco at 10:55 this morning. round trip ticket
, an outside moment that would regenerate our interest in research and development and in education and stuff, as had the sputnik launch in the 1957. it may have been to a younger generation it may have been too diffuse, because sputnik is probably not as big a thing as it is to an older generation, but that was pretty clever. but most of his slogans, most of his abilities so far have not, have not really caught on. the first summer he was in washington he said, and it's a strange construct, but he said in august he said this is the time when washington becomes all wee weed up and things are hard to get done. no one really knows what it means, but it's somehow applicable. [laughter] so on that low note, i think i'm going to see if you guys have any questions and want to talk about these things. yes, ma'am. >> i'm surprised that you didn't mention the president that we popularly think are the most eloquent; ronald reagan and john f. kennedy. were they just good at regular words, or did they -- >> oh, no, they had, i mean, john f. kennedy had wonderful phrases, and the new frontier was his. but
published yesterday calls the original conclusions into question. it says differences in education, job history and other socio-economic factors may be more important. >>> coke says it's not to blame for getting people fat. the company launched a tv campaign yesterday laying out coke's record of offering low calorie drinks. the ad blames weight gain on consuming too many calories of any kind, not just soda. >>> a nine-week-old puppy in australia is saved by an unusual treatment involving vodka. >> i guess so. a dog just hours away from a fatal kidney failure after she licked antifreeze from a car part but a veterinarian came up with a cure, a vodka drip through the dog's nose. >> toxins in that called ethylene glycol are harmful to the kidneys so what we need to do is give them alcohol and we gave her vodka to mop up the toxins. >> flushing her to vodka to make her better. >> over two days she consumed over a third of the bottle and cleo is back to full health looking good. >> cute puppy. >> who knew vodka. >> i would have tried amaretto instead of
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but that is not stopping a teachers grew from hand-picking bill ayers. he will address teacher educators next month in atlanta. ayers was involved in a townhouse bombing in new york city that left three people dead. >>steve: singer james taylor says he knows what gun owners want. >> i think the majority of us feel strongly, even the majority of gun owners feel strongly that we need to make some sacrifice to our freedoms if that's the way to put it. >>brian: is he wearing scalia's hat? >>steve: taylor made the comment after performing at the inauguration. advocates very concerned about the president's proposal on gun control if you take aspirin, it can triple your chances of going blind. those who take it on a regular basis can cause age related macular degeneration. >>gretchen: they tell you to take it for your heart and blood thinning. >>steve: the low dose. >>gretchen: watch this. a huge lighting fixture falls from above landing on the child during a meet in wisconsin. he had just gotten into position to start up the match again when it happened. luckily he only needed a few stitches. no word on
. >> it is a way to educate the young about the past civil rights strag rights -- struggles. and elissa harrington is there with more about how they can learn to ride the ride. >> reporter: this freedom train is to honor the birthday of martin luther king and leaves the station at 9:30. this is the 27th year that the mlk association of santa clara valley has organized this ride from san jose to san francisco. it commemorates his march from selma alabama to the dap toll of montgomery in 1965 and covers 54 miles. this is the longest running freedom train in the united states and the rides were brought about my king's wife. the freedom train today has four stops. again, it will leave san jose at 9:30 and will stop three times along the peninsula in sunnyvale, palo alto and san mateo. round trip tickets are $10 you are advised to come early because lines can get long. live in san jose, elissa harrington. cbs 5. >>> a march and parade will proceed from the caltrains depot. that will be followed by an interface commemoration ceremony. and also in san fran
. oakland's was keeping her promise to oakland's school children to fund their college education. she told the audience that the next goal is to open up a boarding school for the underprivileged kids. >> 95 to 80% of the students will graduate because they will not be in this room and on the ground that it will be in the dorms. she explained how volunteering with their project has changed the teenagers to learn how to prepare meals. >> and they have had someone with the eyes for them for helping me save that life and you're not the same. >> when you are accepting all the awards for their efforts to include the disabled in the every day activities. she took the opportunity to express the feeling that will be common among all winners. it'll be the most awarding feeling in the world and i feel very blessed to be able to do work here today that i love. >> and they stepped up to the podium with the dog. it is one of many that their organizations has trained to alert the diabetics to a dangerous change in the blood sugar levels, saying he believes that v
-meaning, gracious man. he's an educated man as well, a cultured man. c-span: is it hard for a reporter to cover a story or an individual when they don't agree with them and be fair? >> guest: you see, i'm one of these people who doesn't say that objectivity is not within our reach. i think if you're a pro and you're a reporter, you do it. whether you agree with the guy or not is just quite incidental it doesn't count at all really. c-span: what did you leave out of this book? >> guest: what did i leave out? a hundred pages that they made me edit out. it was a hundred pages longer, and you probably want to know what was in those hundred pages. c-span: in about a half of minute. >> guest: oh dear! that's a hard one. i think there was probably a lot more on the release of the pueblo crew, more about covering affairs in europe and in the middle east. there was certainly more about my father that unfortunately i had to cut, and more about the history of new haven and the italian migration and that kind of thing. c-span: what's the next book about? >> guest: i don't know. i think it's going to be abo
to fund their college educations. she told the audience her next goal is to open a boarding school for underprivileged kids. >> 95 to 90 percents of the students will graduate because any kid that is not in the classroom, mama brown will be up in the dorm. >> reporter: cathryn couch of sonoma explained how volunteers with her project has change the teenagers who learned to prepare meals for the critically ill. >> everyone teen has had someone look them in the eye thank you for helping save my life. you're not the same after that whether your's 15, 13 or 5. >> reporter: winner lisa markey giraldi included the disabled in everyday activity. >> being able to work with people and make a difference in their lives is the most rewarding feeling in the world. and i feel very blessed to be able to do work that i love. >> reporter: mark ruefenacht stepped up to the podium with a dog, one of many his organization has trained to alert diabetics to a dangerous change in blood sugar levels. he said he believes volunteering is a way of life. >> true happiness i
. >> i think that takes a change in the education community and i think that's we're starting to see that, that you know, unfortunately, we're selling yesterday's dream. >> reporter: lots of people both in and out of college are beginning to question the wisdom of the california dream. and there are those who feel its time to offer something to the 72% who don't get the diploma. john ramos cbs 5. >>> they say honesty is the best policy and it paid off for a college kid from placer county whose candid self- assessment landed him a job on wall street. his cover letter to a small investment banking firm is called the best ever. what's in it? the san diego state finance student admits that he has no special skills but he also has no qualms about fetching coffee, shining shoes, taking out the laundry and he will work for next to nothing. >> hired. >> he heads to manhattan this summer for an internship. isn't that how you started in. >> didn't we all start that way, coffee, no pay, laundry? >> i remember the first thing i ever heard from a television new
of the bay and pier 39 are marking the occasion over the weekend with educational tours and refreshments. the tours are hourly between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. if you have ever been to pier 39 they're loud. >> they're great to watch for a while. >>> time now 5:50. the 49ers get ready to play in one of the noisiest stadiums in the nfl. >>> dennis o'donnell is going to break down how much the crowd impacts the action on the field. aren't you sweet! licensed phone-ups available 24/7. call 1-800-progressive. between 20-15 and 20-17. e-s-p-n, which organizes and >>> lake tahoe is in the running to host the winter x games between 2015 and 2017. espn, which organizes and airs the annual extreme sports competition, named tahoe as one of its eligible destinations. finalists will be announced in april and the selection will happen by the end of the year. espn says past x games have been moneymakers for host cities so we'll keep our fingers crossed. >> the perfect place to do it. >>> sunday the 49ers face off with the atlanta falcons not nfc championship. >> they do. b
job gains, construction, technology and educational services. >>> attention spare the air scoff flaws, and you know who you are! the police are after you. and they are zeroing in on one county in particular. >> reporter: nothing like making a fire to keep the house warm, but that's a no-no on spare the air days. sonoma county is earning the dubious honor. >> they lead the bay area in the number of violations. >> reporter: 346 so far this season. bay area quality is on the lookout. if you get caught? >> people first have the option to take an awareness course and if they choose not to do that, there is a $100 fine for first time violation. second time violators have a $500 fine. >> they have villainized the hearth product that burns wood. >> reporter: mountain fireplace center in santa rosa says it's not so cut and dry. he says newer ovens create smoke levels that are negligible. he says the current snitch system isn't neighborly. >> neighbors turn on each other. it's not community-oriented. >> people see smoke in the air and instantly reac
to take advantage of the free education offered by the g.i. bill. after three or four years you might have a vet ready to enter the workforce. >> certainly. when you come back you're a little out of sync with the civilian population. it takes a while to get back into the swing of things. now they are ready to go work. but they are not eligible. >> reporter: and even if they are eligible, some question why vets would want to work for walmart. >> the 1.4 million people work there is now say we don't get a decent wage or healthcare and we want something better. >> reporter: author al norman, an outspoken critic of walmart is referring to the nationwide black friday protest where workers decide low -- cited low warnings, decreasing part time hours and increasing healthcare costs. he says many walmart employees are forced into medi-cal leaving taxpayers to foot the bill. >> you have veterans coming back to spokespersons the same thing? i don't think that's a very ak traive offer, thank you. >> reporter: now, wouldn't a job at walmart be better than no j
violence in america, un he's expected to present a ent a three-part plan focusing on gun sales, education, and mental health. major garrett is at the white house. major, good morning. >> reporter: well, good morning, charlie and norah, cbs news has learned new details including the renewed effort to stop re law to bullying in schools and the president's health care law to increase access to mental health gun control services. gun control will dominant the cal headlines. the president will call for a assault tougher assault weapons ban after the one that expired in ten years in 2004. he'll also ask congress to ban fire all firearm ammunition magazines containing more than ten bullets, he'll also seek universal criminal and mental health background checks for all gun sales including private transactions. the assault weapons ban is already an uphill fight. >> we'll not prejudge -- s that befor >> before it started or -- -- >> i don't believe that.ve and i think that that doesn't a mean it's a sure thing either. if if these things were easy they ve been would have been ac
and invest in our future in things like education." >> the first thing you can't do any of that without having accountability in a budget. that's why we're taking something up that makes both houses pass a budget or they don't get paid. think about it the last time the senate has passed a budget the ipad wasn't even invented yet. >> congressman, you're going to vote on the debt ceiling. when you make that vote most people believe it's a concession, and you have a new legislative strategy. do you believe you will be able to force a budget by april 15th? >> well, i think the american people expect a more accountable, effective and efficient government. the number one thing all elected officials to do to pass a budget, every household does it. how can you plan for the future how can you do anything the president says he wants to do about investing in the future if you don't have a budget? you can't invest for your kids' college, you can't set aside what you're going to pay for your house payment or anything. the government has to pass one and the senate has not passed
in education and research and development, innovation. to get control of the energy future. all of that will be a part of the president's vision for the next four years. >> you know, bob schieffer mentioned earlier this morning the tragedy in newtown, connecticut, the president is proposing a number of changes to the gun laws in this country. how much a part of the president's resolve will that be in the months coming? >> well, the thing -- the president always said that, you know, you have to do many things at once when you're president, and that's a very important thing. we can't keep replicating these tragedies and it's not just the big tragedies, but the small, smaller strategy dtragedies than the streets every day. so he's determined to move forward on this package of laws. they're not the only things we need to do. some of the things have less to do with government and more to do with what we -- what we do in our home. what our children play and in terms of video games and what they watch. but certainly we need to do something about guns. we are hopeful that we're at a mom
there's so many other factors. it could be the education system. it could be, you know, there's so many other things that go on in the countries. it could be how close they are to sweden. >> doesn't the study also suggest that the vitamin d which is very good for brain development may be very important and we know that that's true certainly in young children. >> well, you know, it's a common misconception that milk has vitamin d. milk is supplemented with vitamin d in some countries like the united states. but in the united kingdom, milk has no vitamin d. and yet that was very high up on the list. so it's -- really not the vitamin d in milk that's the cause of this phenomenon. >> i want to make sure i'm drinking the right kind of milk. is it 2% 1% skim the soy milk almond/vanilla flavored? which kind are you talking about, does it matter? >> well, there was another study showing that chocolate consumption was associated with nobel prizes. maybe it's chocolate milk. you know lower fat dairy products have been associated with lower body weight. so the lowest fat, s
in effect. some of the prop 30 revenue is earmarked for higher education. but as of now, the uc and csu boards could raise fees. >>> a $12,000 reward is up for a stolen piece of oakland history. the historic gold box was stolen last week. it was taken in the second break-in at the museum in just the last couple of months. the museum has increased its security since then. >>> here's lawrence with your forecast. and we are warming up. >> yes, we are going to need to warm things up nicely into the afternoon as we have cold temperatures outside but high pressure is going to crank up these numbers. beautiful hazy sunshine out over san jose right now. temperatures still cold in spots inland. 20s and 30s there. 40s at the coast. and by the afternoon, 50s even some mid-60s today so some warmer weather is on the way and it's going to hang around. looks like not only today but right through tomorrow and into the weekend. plenty of sunshine coming our way. we're going to check out your "timesaver traffic" coming right up. >>> good morning. checking et ride
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